Get the YES Vote Out: Tips & Trends from Around the Country

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Mid-Hudson Library System
MHLS Auditorium (105 Market St., Poughkeepsie 12601)

Event Details

Join John Chrastka, Executive Director of EveryLibrary, the national political action committee for libraries, for a deep dive into library funding and building campaigns from around the country.

Whether you are on the ballot in 2015 or sometime in the next 3 years, come to learn about what drives voter behavior, how to engage - and overcome - the 5 main sources of opposition to library campaigns, how to use social media effectively in advance of a campaign, and how to leverage the entire advocacy community for success.

This workshop is perfect for member library directors, staff, trustees and Friends Groups of libraries that currently have a public vote on their budget, plan to have a public vote on their budget or see a building referendum in their future.

Workshop Fee:
  • MHLS member library staff, directors, trustees and Friends: No charge
  • All others: $25.When registering choose 'Non-MHLS library' from the 'Select Your Library' drop-down list. Send checks, made out to MHLS, to the MHLS Business Office, 103 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. Mark EveryLibrary Workshopon the check. You will be officially registered when your check is received
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Event Type(s): Display, Operational Management

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